Tag Archives: integrity

Sincere And Truthful

I miss a couple of the customary salutations of personal paper and ink letters–“Sincerely” and “Sincerely yours”. We rarely, if ever, use these expressions in emails or other forms of Internet communication. The use of “sincerely” at the end of … Continue reading

Posted in philosophy | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Original Views

“When problem solving, take a look at the situation from different angles and perspectives. Don’t try to please me with something you think I might like. I didn’t hire you to be a rubber stamp.” I’m paraphrasing Hod, one of … Continue reading

Posted in Hometown, philosophy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Pondering Character

I heard the comparison during a late night interview shows on a network radio station back in the day. It may have been with Larry King or one of the other big-name broadcast journalists of the early 1980s. The interviewer’s … Continue reading

Posted in Books, cultural highlights, Entertainment, History, philosophy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Honestly

I’ll try my best not to be preachy about a topic that tempts me to stand on a soapbox with megaphone in hand. The lack of  honesty in some corners of public life the past few years has gotten me all … Continue reading

Posted in cultural highlights, Health, philosophy | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thoughts About Integrity

Today’s commentary will be an act of walking on eggshells and being careful to not be too judgmental. This is made trickier due to the amount of criminality and lack of character that takes place in full view of the … Continue reading

Posted in Contemplation, Controversy, Politics, religion | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Be True To Yourself

The great social reformer and abolitionist Frederick Douglass wrote, “I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of incurring the wrath of others, rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.” The main thing … Continue reading

Posted in Controversy, cultural highlights, Friendship, Health, Politics, religion | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Trustworthy

The best relationships are built and maintained on mutual respect and trust. This truism has been affirmed throughout the ages in relationships of personal and social natures. Trust is important in human relationships and in our relationships with other animals. … Continue reading

Posted in Controversy, Friendship, Health, Politics, religion | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment